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  • A Thousand Years of Nonlinear History
    A Thousand Years of Nonlinear History (English, Paperback) Manuel de Landa

    More than a simple expository history, A Thousand Years of Nonlinear History sketches the outlines of a renewed materialist philosophy of history in the tradition of Fernand Braudel, Gilles Deleuze, and Felix Guattari, while also engaging the critical new understanding of material processes derived from the sciences of dynamics.

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  • The Uses and Abuses of History
    The Uses and Abuses of History (English, Paperback) Professor Margaret MacMillan

    Abuses of history can have dire consequences - look at Yugoslavia in the 1990s. Margaret MacMillan's argument for why history matters shows how treating the past with respect can lead us to a better understanding with the present.

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  • A Practical Guide to Studying History
    A Practical Guide to Studying History (English, Paperback) Tracey Loughran

    "An introduction to the fundamental skills and principles underpinning historical research and writing, and to the different contexts in which history is produced and consumed"--

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  • Studying History
    Studying History (English, Paperback) Donald M. MacRaild, Jeremy Black

    This best-selling guide will help you get to grips with the larger themes and issues behind historical study, while also showing you how to formulate your own ideas in a clear, analytical style.

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  • What is History?
    What is History? (Paperback) E. H. Carr

    Shows that the 'facts' of history are simply those which historians have selected for scrutiny. This title includes material which presents the conclusions of the author's notes.

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  • World-Systems Analysis
    World-Systems Analysis (English, Paperback) Immanuel Wallerstein

    An introduction to world systems analysis by its creator.

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  • In Defence of History
    In Defence of History (Paperback) Richard J. Evans

    In this volume, English historian Richard Evans offers a defence of his craft. At a time of deep scepticism about our ability to learn anything from the past, even to recapture any serious sense of past cultures and ways of life, Evans shows us why history is possible and necessary.

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  • Research Methods for History
    Research Methods for History (English, Paperback) Lucy Faire

    Research Methods for History encourages those researching the past to think creatively about the wide range of methods currently in use, to understand how these methods are used and what historical insights they can provide.

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  • Oral History Theory
    Oral History Theory (English, Paperback) Lynn Abrams

    Oral history is increasingly acknowledged as a key tool for anyone studying the history of the recent past, and Oral History Theory provides a comprehensive, systematic and accessible overview of this important field. Combining the study of theories drawn from disciplines ranging from linguistics to psychoanalysis with the observations of practitioners and including extensive examples of oral...

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  • History: A Very Short Introduction
    History: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) John Arnold

    An essay about how we study and understand history, this book begins by inviting us to think about various questions provoked by our investigation of history. It explores the ways these questions have been answered in the past. It also introduces the concepts of causation, interpretation, and periodization, through examples of how historians work.

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  • Forgetfulness
    Forgetfulness (English, Hardback) Francis O'Gorman

    This "book about modern culture and its profound rejection of the past ... traces the emergence in recent history of the idea that what is important in human life and work is what will happen in the future"--Amazon.com.

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  • The Muqaddimah
    The Muqaddimah (English, Paperback) Ibn Khaldun

    The Muqaddimah, often translated as "Introduction" or "Prolegomenon," is the most important Islamic history of the premodern world. Written by the great fourteenth-century Arab scholar Ibn Khaldûn (d. 1406), this monumental work established the foundations of several fields of knowledge, including the philosophy of history, sociology, ethnography, and economics. The first complete English...

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  • Futures Past
    Futures Past (English, Paperback) Reinhart Koselleck

    Explores the shifting perceptions and conceptions of historical time that have emerged over the past two centuries. This book argues that the past and the future have become 'relocated' in relation to each other, and that 'history' has emerged as a kind of temporality with distinct characteristics and ways of assimilating experience.

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  • The Historian's Toolbox
    The Historian's Toolbox (English, Paperback) Robert C. Williams

    Written in and engaging and entertaining style, this popular "how-to" guide introduces readers to the theory, craft, and methods of history and provides a series of "tools" to help them research and understand the past. This edition includes new chapters on the use of geographic information systems and forensics in historical research, and on the issue of information overload and reliability, as...

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  • Writing the History of Crime
    Writing the History of Crime (English, Paperback) Paul Knepper

    Writing the History of Crime investigates the development of historical writing on the subject of crime and its wider place in social and cultural history. It examines long-standing and emerging traditions in history writing, with separate chapters on legal and scientific approaches, as well as on urban, Marxist, gender and empire history. Each chapter then explores these historical approaches in...

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  • The Classical Debt
    The Classical Debt (English, Hardback) Johanna Hanink

    "Greek debt means one thing to the country's creditors. But for millions who prize culture over capital, it means the symbolic debt we owe Greece for democracy, philosophy, mathematics, and fine art. Johanna Hanink shows that our idealized image of ancient Greece dangerously shapes our view of the country's economic hardship and refugee crisis.

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  • The Landscape of History
    The Landscape of History (English, Paperback) John Lewis Gaddis

    What is history and why should we study it? Is there such a thing as historical truth? Is history a science? One of the most accomplished historians at work today, John Lewis Gaddis, answers these and other questions in this short, witty, and humane book.

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  • Probing the Ethics of Holocaust Culture
    Probing the Ethics of Holocaust Culture (English, Hardback) Claudio Fogu

    Probing the Ethics of Holocaust Culture is a reappraisal of the controversies that have shaped Holocaust studies since the 1980s. Historians, artists, and writers question if and why the Holocaust should remain the ultimate test case for ethics and a unique reference point for how we understand genocide and crimes against humanity.

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  • Remaking History
    Remaking History (English, Paperback) Jerome de Groot

    Remaking History considers the ways that historical fictions of all kinds enable a complex engagement with the past. Popular historical texts including films, television and novels, along with cultural phenomena such as superheroes and vampires, broker relationships to ?history', while also enabling audiences to understand the ways in which the past is written, structured and ordered....

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  • Revisionist Histories
    Revisionist Histories (English, Paperback) Marnie Hughes-Warrington

    Revision and revisionism are generally seen as standard parts of historical practice, yet they are underexplored within the growing literature on historiography. In this accessibly written volume, Marnie Hughes-Warrington discusses this paucity of work on revision in history theory and raises ethical questions about linear models and spatial metaphors that have been used to explain it....

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